Overhead onboard: "Portsmouth really looks a lot like Portsmouth, England."
We cruised down the Piscataqua River, which divides New Hampshire from Maine. The Piscataqua has very fast current and is an important harbor because it does not freeze.
Tugboats and Ceres St Shops & Restaurants
Here's a map of the route that we followed leaving the harbor.
View Portsmouth Harbor Cruise in a larger map
The naval prison hasn't been used since the 1940's, but there are tons of rumors and stories that swirl about this building. During the real estate boom, plans were made to renovate the prison and turn it into offices. Maybe during the next boom!
Isles of Shoals